The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 498 535 539
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +4
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 124 111 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.27% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 81 62 35
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-14.14% +10.00%
Security Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37743 40558 37198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.44% 84.74% 84.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31681 33634 30704
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in London

Security Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +51 43 £70,000 +21.73% 5
Ealing - 2 £55,500 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing.

1 104 (38.81%) Information Security
2 79 (29.48%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (28.73%) C#
4 73 (27.24%) Java
5 71 (26.49%) .NET
5 71 (26.49%) Finance
6 67 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
7 60 (22.39%) OWASP
8 59 (22.01%) CISSP
9 57 (21.27%) Cyber Security
10 54 (20.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 52 (19.40%) Degree
12 51 (19.03%) Selenium
12 51 (19.03%) C
13 50 (18.66%) Security Cleared
14 49 (18.28%) Software Engineering
15 47 (17.54%) QA
16 44 (16.42%) SQL
17 40 (14.93%) Mobile App
18 39 (14.55%) C++
18 39 (14.55%) Automated Testing
18 39 (14.55%) SC Cleared
19 37 (13.81%) Performance Testing
20 35 (13.06%) Microsoft
21 34 (12.69%) Test Strategy
22 33 (12.31%) Wireless
22 33 (12.31%) Project Management
22 33 (12.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 31 (11.57%) Manual Testing
24 30 (11.19%) Integration Testing

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (4.48%) Apache
2 9 (3.36%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.24%) IIS
4 4 (1.49%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.75%) CMS
5 2 (0.75%) nginx
5 2 (0.75%) Node.js
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.75%) Route 53
2 2 (0.75%) IaaS
2 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.75%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.37%) Veeva
3 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.37%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.31%) Wireless
2 24 (8.96%) Firewall
3 23 (8.58%) Wireless Security
4 22 (8.21%) Network Security
5 14 (5.22%) HTTP
5 14 (5.22%) Internet
6 3 (1.12%) Broadband
7 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.37%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.37%) MVNO
8 1 (0.37%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.07%) Relational Database
2 24 (8.96%) RDBMS
3 8 (2.99%) MySQL
4 7 (2.61%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (2.24%) Big Data
6 4 (1.49%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.75%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.75%) Redis
8 2 (0.75%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.75%) SimpleDB
8 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 51 (19.03%) Selenium
2 26 (9.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (9.33%) Visual Studio
4 23 (8.58%) HP UFT
4 23 (8.58%) SoapUI
5 21 (7.84%) Cucumber
6 18 (6.72%) WebDriver
7 13 (4.85%) SpecFlow
8 12 (4.48%) Git (software)
9 9 (3.36%) Capybara
9 9 (3.36%) Jenkins
10 8 (2.99%) Karma Test Runner
10 8 (2.99%) Jasmine
10 8 (2.99%) JIRA
11 7 (2.61%) WATIR
12 5 (1.87%) Appium
13 4 (1.49%) Calabash
13 4 (1.49%) LoadRunner
13 4 (1.49%) JMeter
14 3 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 71 (26.49%) Finance
2 11 (4.10%) Banking
3 9 (3.36%) Retail
3 9 (3.36%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.49%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.49%) Local Government
5 3 (1.12%) Marketing
5 3 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.12%) Publishing
5 3 (1.12%) Games
6 2 (0.75%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Back Office
7 1 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 55 (20.52%) Consultant
2 34 (12.69%) Security Consultant
3 31 (11.57%) Tester
3 31 (11.57%) Security Specialist
4 30 (11.19%) Analyst
5 29 (10.82%) Applications Specialist
5 29 (10.82%) Application Security Specialist
6 24 (8.96%) QA Engineer
6 24 (8.96%) Penetration Tester
7 22 (8.21%) Senior QA Engineer
8 17 (6.34%) Security Analyst
9 16 (5.97%) Architect
10 14 (5.22%) Security Architect
10 14 (5.22%) Penetration Test Consultant
11 13 (4.85%) Cyber Security Consultant
11 13 (4.85%) Testing Consultant
11 13 (4.85%) Enterprise Architect
12 12 (4.48%) Enterprise Security Architect
13 11 (4.10%) Technical Manager
13 11 (4.10%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (26.49%) .NET
2 27 (10.07%) HTML
3 24 (8.96%) SOAP
4 22 (8.21%) Struts
4 22 (8.21%) Spring
4 22 (8.21%) Gherkin
5 13 (4.85%) JSP
6 12 (4.48%) Ajax
7 11 (4.10%) ASP.NET
8 10 (3.73%) XML
9 7 (2.61%) RESTful
10 6 (2.24%) Web Services
11 4 (1.49%) CSS
12 3 (1.12%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.12%) JSON
12 3 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (1.12%) LAMP
13 2 (0.75%) POSIX
13 2 (0.75%) WSDL
13 2 (0.75%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.93%) Mobile App
2 30 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (8.21%) Management Information System
4 16 (5.97%) CESG
5 13 (4.85%) Computer Science
6 12 (4.48%) PKI
7 10 (3.73%) CESG CLAS
8 9 (3.36%) GIS
9 6 (2.24%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.87%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.49%) User Experience
11 4 (1.49%) Semantic Web
12 3 (1.12%) RMADS
12 3 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.75%) Social Media
13 2 (0.75%) BYOD
13 2 (0.75%) Cybercrime
13 2 (0.75%) N-Tier
14 1 (0.37%) DTV
14 1 (0.37%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.45%) Windows
2 19 (7.09%) Linux
2 19 (7.09%) UNIX
3 9 (3.36%) Android
3 9 (3.36%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.24%) Debian
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (38.81%) Information Security
2 79 (29.48%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 60 (22.39%) OWASP
5 57 (21.27%) Cyber Security
6 54 (20.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 49 (18.28%) Software Engineering
8 39 (14.55%) Automated Testing
9 37 (13.81%) Performance Testing
10 34 (12.69%) Test Strategy
11 33 (12.31%) Project Management
12 31 (11.57%) Manual Testing
13 30 (11.19%) Integration Testing
14 29 (10.82%) Scrum
14 29 (10.82%) SDLC
15 28 (10.45%) Test Scripting
16 27 (10.07%) User Stories
17 26 (9.70%) Line Management
18 25 (9.33%) Unit Testing
19 24 (8.96%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (28.73%) C#
2 73 (27.24%) Java
3 51 (19.03%) C
4 44 (16.42%) SQL
5 39 (14.55%) C++
6 25 (9.33%) Python
7 24 (8.96%) T-SQL
8 19 (7.09%) PHP
9 12 (4.48%) JavaScript
10 10 (3.73%) Ruby
11 7 (2.61%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.37%) Groovy
12 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (22.01%) CISSP
2 52 (19.40%) Degree
3 50 (18.66%) Security Cleared
4 39 (14.55%) SC Cleared
5 22 (8.21%) DV Cleared
6 21 (7.84%) CISM
7 15 (5.60%) OSCP
8 14 (5.22%) GPEN
9 12 (4.48%) CISA
10 10 (3.73%) CEH
11 5 (1.87%) GSLC
11 5 (1.87%) ISEB
11 5 (1.87%) CSSLP
12 4 (1.49%) GWAPT
13 3 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (1.12%) CISMP
14 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.75%) SSCP
14 2 (0.75%) CHFI
15 1 (0.37%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (17.54%) QA
2 33 (12.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (11.19%) PCI DSS
4 19 (7.09%) COBIT
5 11 (4.10%) JSP 440
6 8 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (1.87%) PAS 55
8 4 (1.49%) HIPAA
System Software
1 19 (7.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.24%) iptables
3 3 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.49%) AppDetective
2 3 (1.12%) Nmap
3 2 (0.75%) Nessus
3 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.75%) Puppet
3 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.75%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.37%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 35 (13.06%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.60%) Oracle
2 15 (5.60%) VMware
3 9 (3.36%) HP
3 9 (3.36%) IBM
4 7 (2.61%) Google
5 5 (1.87%) WorldPay
6 3 (1.12%) Qualys
6 3 (1.12%) McAfee
6 3 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.75%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.75%) BT
7 2 (0.75%) Trustwave
8 1 (0.37%) Facebook
8 1 (0.37%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.37%) Reuters
8 1 (0.37%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.37%) SAP
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrow
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Twickenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Broady Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum +18% bonus + car allowance + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Runpath
Salary: Great benefits - 30 days holiday, BUPA, Cycle to Work and more!
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Extensive bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Kainos Software
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus 27 Days holiday + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
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London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits
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